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, defense ening. here's a little of what you're so upset about. mitt romney said it today. >> in a place like syria for instance, we should through our partners in the region, work to identify dissidents within syria that are responsible people, try to bring them together, provide weaponing and funding and they can promote their agenda. >> provide funding and weapons for them so they can defend their agenda. >> i have two questions. number one, when we get involved with war or providing weapons, it needs to go before congress. the constitution says that is the prerogative of the legislatures. it's difficult to know who friend and foe are. over a decade now in afghanistan. we have trouble telling friend from foe. the people we're training, the afgh afghan soldiers, are turning their weapons on us. so, how are we supposed to know, who is our friend and foe? there's a significant christian population in syria. they fled from iraq after the war began. they felt it was safer to be under assad. what is that christian population saying? many news reports say they're unsure whether they want to
in danville, kentucky and then on your local fox station. check your local listings for that. >>> the defense secretary, leon panetta, confirming that the united states has deployed american troops to help jordan with a civil war across its northern border in syria. this marks the strongest u.s. military response yet to syria's 19 month long civil war. a u.s. defense official saying more than 100 military planners and other troops now operating from a joint u.s. jordanian military center, north of the capital city of amman. that's less than 35 miles from jordan's border with syria. this follows several days of cross border attacks between syria and turkey. a troubling sign that the syrian civil war could explode into a wider conflict. today secretary panetta saying the u.s. is helping jordan deal with tens of thousands of refugees out of syria and getting ready for any potential syrian escalation. >> that's the reason we have our -- a group of our force there is working to help them build a headquarters there and to insure that we make the relationship between the united states and jordan a s
the last few years. >> reporter: and he had support. travis sharp who studies defense spending at center for new american security says the proposed cuts of tanks were a no-brainer. >> we a relatively conservative institution like the u.s. military which does not like to take risks because risks get people killed says it has enough tanks, i think generally civilians should be inclined to believe them. >> reporter: but while the defense bill isn't finished yet, you the taxpayer are still likely to be on the hook. for fixing up tanks the army doesn't want. so who decided the general was wrong? that he actually does need more tanks? i'll give you one word. congress. >> i think that there are better things that they could be doing with that $3 billion. but the fact that the military is having such a hard time getting this relatively small amount of money to be saved, i think is an indication the huge uphill fight that the military faces when it comes to congress. congress is going to fight tooth and nail to protect, defense investments that benefit their constituents and the people that live
was a four-time pro bowl defensive tackle for the detroit lions. and after football, the man known as the mad duck is remembered for his role on the 1980 sitcom "webster" and in movies, of course, most notably for the role of mongo in "blazing saddles." >>> well, the u.s. anti-doping agency revealed to lance armstrong the names of 26 people who accused him of doping, 11 of which were former teammates. the report accuses armstrong of blood doping for most of his career and is expecting teammates to do the same. armstrong did not fight the usda's charges but insists he never cheated. >> announcer: "early today" sports is brought to you by new just for men autostop. gray is over. >>> well, criminals target a teen heartthrob. and 2012's most influential man. entertainment headlines are next. >>> plus, much ado about a hairdo? a 12-year-old florida boy pays the price for a brave gesture. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back to "early today." the big news, of course the rain chances in southern california. here's the malibu area and los angeles. even a few lightning strikes off the malib
intercepted, the cargo would have reached syria's defense ministry. moscow has accused turkey of endangering the lives of the russian citizens who were passengers on the plane. syria has also condemned turkey's actions. >> what happened could be described as piracy. turkish air piracy against a civilian syrian plane on a regular flight from moscow to damascus. >> these suspicious cargo was confiscated. after several hours, the plane was allowed to finish its journey to damascus. ankara has now told turkish airlines not to fly planes through syrian airspace, saying it is too dangerous. >> for more on this, we go live to thomas on the line for us from istanbul. put this incident into perspective for us. what does it mean for to keep's role in the syrian conflict now -- turkey's role in the syrian conflict? >> turkey is getting ever deeper into the syrian conflict. we have the first incident on turkish soil where turkey took action against another state. there was a similar case last year when they stopped an iranian plane on its way to syria. this time, russia is involved. the turkish official
, he was 81 years old the bears' defensive linemen and a check for $38,000. the path showed 38 grand. they had to pick up the check. we laughed and then we moved on. it was a lot of fun. that is the news for this wednesday night updates on wgn tv 24 hours a day from all of us have a good night. nikon cypress you look a little lost. yeah, i'm looking to save, but i'm not sure which policy is right for me. you should try our coverage checker. it helps you see if you have too much coverage or not enough, making it easier to get what you need. [ beeping ] these are great! [ beeping ] how are you, um, how are you doing? i'm going to keep looking over here. probably a good idea. ken: what's a good idea? nothing. with coverage checker, it's easy to find your perfect policy. visit today. if you think occasional irregularity is no big deal, think twice. with occasional irregularity things your body doesn't use could be lingering in your system. but activia has been shown in clinical studies to help with slow intestinal transit when consumed 3 times per day. 7 out of 10 doct
. president barack obama's team is firing back on the defense. mitt romney will criticize's the president's handling on the libyan attacks. one say his speech will be a stark contrast between foreign policy and failed record of the president. romney headed overseas this summer. the obama camp quickly seized on misstep from those trips. mitt romney will try to hold on to momentum he recently picked up. a new post debate gallop poll shows the race is tied. coming up a new ad begins playing today just as mitt romney takes the stage in virginia. in washington, jacqueline fell ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the u.s. forest service ran out of money this year to fight fires during the worst wild fire season on record. at the end of august the money to pay for the firefighters, fire trucks and aircraft was depleted so the department of agricultural which runs the forest service ironically borrowed from other forest management programs the ones that are aimed to prevent the fires in the first place. congress only provided about half the $1 billion it actually cost to fight this years fires. >>> a new re
of defense that has skyrocketed in the last ten years. and what's more frightening, by the pentagon's own estimates, there were more like 19,000 assaults last year. but most went unreported and unpunished. in case you were wondering, women aren't the only ones at risk. men, both gaye a and straight, e up 12%. all victims. former army cadet cole welsh and attorney susan burke joining me now. good morning to both of you. cole, i'd like to start with you. you along with 18 other men and women have filed a lawsuit against current and former members of the military, like leon panetta and donald rumsfeld. you say that you and your partner were raped by your staff sergeant and infected with hiv. tell me briefly if you can what happened that night. >> those details are very personal to me, and -- i mea-- >> i mean, where were you? >> basically i went to have a beer with a buddy that was introduced to me through mutual friends. unfortunately, this person had an ulterior motive and it led to some really awful consequences. >> and you say the military has betrayed you as a result of this. how so? >>
to the government yesterday asking specifically to rehaven't the cuts to military and defense spending. those cuts are built into the across-the-board spending reductions that will be triggered if congress doesn't pass a budget by the end of the year. the governor said virginia would lose more than $32 billion in product and labor income if the cuts go through. >>> leon panetta said the u.s. sent troops to the border of syria and libya for possible cross-cultural violence. the u.s. has been working with jordan to monitor chemical and biological weapon's sites in syria and to have them deal with refugees pouring over the border from syria. the u.s. will, the u.s. presence will establish a headquarters and beef up jordan's military capabilities should violence erupt on the border. >>> fireworks at a hearing on capitol hill today. trying to defend the obama administration's handling of the terrorist attack on the american consulate in libya. the attack killed a u.s. embass door and three other americans. tom fitzgerald is following this. this is a political battle. >> reporter: it really has and show
satellites or defense purposes, but you need the government to go beyond there. i don't think private enterprise, people talk about going to mars on private space ships, but it costs so mu money. to go to mars would cost several hundred billion dollarsuric i don't see a business plan tham ma that makes it worthwhile. i suspect it's the government and i suspect may happen will be what happened in the 1960s. what will drive it will not be science, not cold war, but prestige. if china sends astronauts to the moon, i'm certain we'll quickly make sure we have astronauts there as well. >> you do see there have been good things that come from space exploration as we know it? >> oh, yeah, absolutely. i think the really good things have come from unmanned space exploration. you look great sitting in an anchor's desk, but you're not really meant for space. you're a 100-pound bag of water and it's much better to send a robot. i'm so excited when i see the curiosity rover on mars. i look for the photographs, and frankly, i'm more excited by that than if a human was there because if a human was th
was going to cut taxes by 20%, increase spending on the defense budget by $2 trillion, increase medicare above ryan's idea above $716 billion. you can't take in less and spend more and balance it. that's why mitt romney, buy a $2 calculator and you'll see your plan doesn't work. >> but you're forgetting, you know, we never hear where conservatives want to spend. he wants to spend on defense. he gave a speech to the virginia military institute where he talked about if i'm president i'll buy 11 ships and including three submarines. that's a lot of money. >> the admirals don't even want the ships. just the military industrial complex wants to make the ships. >> do you want to take this one? >> you got the line. we're going to rebuild spending on the homeland. >> my bad, yeah. >> in all seriousness. >> because al qaeda's got the submarines threatening. >> governor, you're an elected official. you know when you run on a plan, you can't get -- there's a danger in getting so specific up front that you give away the house before you've even been elected into office. so mitt romney has laid down
't sort of who started it. the question is, what did he do? did he punch? and remember, his defense is now saying, this wasn't self-defense. they're saying he was purely a victim. his girlfriend is down on the ground. he, quote, extends his arm. and a police officer comes from behind him. and the next thing he knows, he's getting tased and hit with batons and, et cetera. his lawyer is portraying him as a victim here. >> how does the defense combat the police officer's words against his client's words? >> it's tough for the defendant. the videotape is going to be very important. in cases where there's a videotape, you start seeing the analysis go frame-by-frame. every movement that occurred on the videotape, if it ultimately goes to trial, becomes absolutely crucial. you have eyewitnesses, other police officers. there are a lot of people there. you have a lot of potential eyewitnesses. and a videotape. >> and potentially more arrests in this case. >> the investigation is ongoing. >> dan abrams, thanks so much. we appreciate it. >>> time, now, for the weather and sam champion. >> amy, when y
and defense. people are very concerned and the ability of our government to deal with the very significant problems facing us. that sets a high bar. people imagined him as a leader, and here is that where that debate stuff then. occluding himself so where, giving us something to president obama, that change the way it is very dramatic. megyn: would he think is happening on the numbers here? is it one of the other? what is the total picture? >> it's a good way to think about it in thirds. in the middle there is the governing third come on people are going to vote republican and the other people are going to vote democratic or the truth is that they are looking for the total package. since they feel the urgency, foreign and domestic, the debt in libya and afghanistan and all those of those things, rising prices is no small factor. these people are looking for total package leadership, and that is mitt romney had not crossed the threshold before. and now he has. megyn: i want to get to last nights debate. we talked about it in advance and now we have seen it. there are vastly disparate headli
force academy so from time to time the media will focus on it. the de the department of defense will wring the hands and say, oh, yes, we have a problem, but then when the media stops paying attention, nothing has been done. no structural reforks, and it is the structure and the way in which they have people report that is the problem. they allow the chain of command, and now that sounds like a hierarchy and sounds like that is a lot of people, but what you are actually talking about is empowering one human being, one individual to unilaterally shut down the investigation and prosecution of rape. because of that structure, there is a series underprosecution. you know, only a fraction and less than 10% ever get prosecuted an convicted, and of that, far less are actually convicted of rape and they reduce the charges to things like adultery. >> and susan, we did reach out to the department of defense and we were told that secretary panetta has repeatedly stated that there is no place for sexual assault at the military tor department of defense, and sexual assault is an affront to b
's sentenced. san sungdy is expected to speak in his own defense at the hearing. his attorney says he do the -- says he does not want to -- plan to apologize and will maintain his innocent -- innocence. new details against lance armstrong. experts say his blood data show signs of banned behavior. a scientist specializing in this said san from the tour de france in 2009 suggest that armstrong used banned behavior and armstrong maintains his innocence. >>> a judge will soon decide whether to postpone pg&e pipeline hearings. jerry hill of the peninsula says he will ask the judge it reject that request. >>> 7:15. let's check in with sal for an update on the accident. westbound 80. west 80 in san francisco right at the 101 split. we have a picture of the accident. a live video of the accident t looks like chp is trying to hold traffic up to get these-- accident. it looks like the chp is trying to hold traffic up. this is affecting traffic -- look at that line of slow traffic. if you are getting on the freeway, don't get on at 4th street you will just be in the middle of that. get down to 6th
weekend the defense department, the state department. you will hear shortly how the state department will respond to her charges. but first, my conversation with pat smith, who is still searching for answers. who told you that they would give you information? >> well, you will love this. obama told me, hillary promised me, joe biden, joe biden was a treasure, he was a real sweetheart. but he also told me -- they all told me -- they promised me. i told them, please, tell me what happened. just tell me what happened. >> so you're still waiting to hear from somebody about what happened to your son, about what they know? or even what they don't know? >> right, yes, officially, yes, i told them please, don't give me any baloney that comes through with this political stuff. i don't want political stuff. you can keep your political, just tell me the truth. what happened? and i still don't know. in fact, today i just heard something more that -- that he died of smoke inhalation. >> you so you -- so you don't even know -- >> i don't know if that is true or not. no, i don't. i don't -- i look
on the floor of congress and he made a very spirited defense of the obama record at the democratic convention. expect the same thing to happen here tonight. >> do you think there will be as many viewers for this vice- presidential debate as there was four years ago? >> reporter: who knows? it's unlikely given the fact that sarah palin had so much more of a, dare we say it -- wow factor politically than does ryan? but there will be a lot of interest. i was just looking at a google board. google has this tracking system. and a lot of people are look at both candidates as they travel around. you can see spikes on google in terms of the interest in ryan and especially ryan but the interest in biden has been sort of flat. so maybe people know what they need to know about him. maybe ryan is more interesting because he is new to the national political scene. we'll see how it plays out at the debate. >> we will see. live in kentucky, thank you. >>> and you can catch live coverage of the evening debate starting at 6:00 tonight on cbs 5 and >>> it is 6:11 now. why a popular breakfast cereal
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was a four time pro bowl defensive tackle for the detroit lions. after football he was known as his role on the sitcom "webster" and in movies for the role of mongo in "blazing saddles." >>> the u.s. anti-doping agency revealed to lance armstrong the names of 26 people who accused him of doping, 11 of which were former teammates. the report accuses armstrong of blood doping for most of his career and expecting teammates to do the same. armstrong did not fight the u.s. charges but insists he never cheated. >>> and now for another look at the weather, we check in with nbc meteorologist bill karins. he has your weather channel forecast. we're happy about the yankees this morning, bill. you've been talking about it since you walk in. >> tough doing the morning shift. i missed a moment last night. probably happened 11:30 or midnight. >> a lot of cheers. >> really? >> we missed you. we did. >> i don't think i'll be here at midnight any time soon. >> good morning, everybody. it's a cold start to your day as you walk out this morning. all the way from the great lakes, ohio valley and into new en
dementia and kidney disease. the former defensive lineman for the detroit lions along with thousands of other former nfl players you'd the league this year claiming they should have had more protection to avoid head injuries. he and in the movie blazing saddles and the sitcom webster. >>> metro unveils what its next fleet of railcars will look like. up next on fox 5 morning news, we are getting a first glimpse of the new cars. they feature several changes and we'll tell you all about them when we come back. first, let's talk to tucker barnes. >> how much will it cost to ride in those cars? >> a lot probably. >> cool temperatures to start your morning. temperatures fall back into the 40s. i'm have all the details on your forecast. generally going to be a good one. pamela howze: it just seems like such an... infringement on our lives. how dare they step into my life that way. it's none of their business. he's trying to restrict us, again. he's taking us backwards. george allen is the last thing we need in washington. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible
everything from social security and taxes to defense cuts and president obama's health care law. in front of a thousand people in rolling meadows. >>are you going to vote for someone who is going to do the hard work or someone who is more of the same? duckworth accused walsh of voting against the interests of his own constituents. walsh called duckworth a failed bureaucrat who wasted taxpayer money while serving in the blagojevich administration. mitt romney says if elected president he would reinstate a policy banning federal funding of private groups that provide abortions. romney also told the "des moines register" that he has no abortion-related legislation on his platform. that's contrary to earlier statements romney made promising to appoint supreme court justices who would overturn roe-v-wade. which affirms a woman's right to have an abortion. after the remarks were published online, romney's campaign spokeswoman reiterated that romney is opposed to abortion. a spokeswoman for president obama's campaign said "women simply can't trust romney." >>they want the ads pull since they are
's look at the two really interesting categories. so defense, ryan and obama actually pretty much agree, they both want to spend about $5.5 trillion on defense over the next ten years. romney wants to spend $7.8 trillion on defense over the next ten years. so that kind of blows a hole in his budget. >> let me stop you right there. so we obviously, in the republican party, we have a bit of a battle between the realists and the neocons. the realists want to bring the spending down a bit more, agree with admiral mullen that one of the greatest risks we face when it comes to security is the debt over the long run. there is another faction of the republican party, and it appears that mitt romney is a part of that faction of neocons that believe that we need to keep spending an awful lot. >> look, we want to have the preeminent military in the world and we do and we're going to. you look at procurement programs like the joint strike fighter. the notion that there is not money to save in the pentagon budget, that it is not a bloated bureaucracy in many, many areas is just crazy. >> that's righ
abuse. sandusky is expected to speak in arizona own defense at the hearing. his attorney says he does not plan to apologize and will maintain his innocence. >>> hugo chavez has been reelected after his closest race yet. he won with 54% of the vote. his challenger who promised to run venezuela as a market economy took 45% of the vote. chavez is the longest serving president in latin america. >>> the san francisco board of supervisors will finally decide tomorrow whether suspended sheriff ross mirkarimi will keep his job. the board is scheduled to vote at 2:00 p.m. tomorrow. 9 of the 11 have to vote against mirkarimi in order to permanently remove him from office. >>> pg&e e is working to re-- pg&e is working to restore power. a 28-year-old man was killed yesterday afternoon after his car hit a tree and a power pole on pleasant hill road. 651 customers were without power at the height of the outage. about a dozen customers are still without power but it is expected to be fully restored within the hour. >>> the units and the a's are on the -- the giants and a's are on the brink of elimin
agenda tonight. she is, however, bitter ly disappointed with the state department, the defense department, and the president. we'll talk to you about what the state department has said. we'll start with her unfulfilled search for answers. >> who told you that they would give you information? >> you will love this. obama told me, hillary promised me. joe dieden is -- joe biden is a treasure. he is a real sweetheart. they all told me that -- they promised me. i told them please, tell me what happened. just tell me what happened. >> so you, are still waiting to find out what happened to your son what they know, or even what they don't know. >> right. officially yes. i told them don't give me any bologna you can keep your political stuff, just tell me the truth. and i still don't know. in fact, today i heard that he died of smoke inhalation. >> you don't know the cause of death. >> no, i don't. i look at tv and i see bloody hand prints on walls thinking is that my son's? i don't know. i don't know if he was shot. i don't know. they haven't told me anything. they are still studying it. and the
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, we did reach out to the department of defense and we were told that secretary panetta has repeatedly stated that there is no place for sexual assault at the military tor department of defense, and sexual assault is an affront to bay sick human values and it is a crime that hurts the survivors and the friends and the families and the unit, and in turn, sexual assault reduce overall military readiness. i'm curious, because we have been told of course that they are taking the steps to fight the problem, i with include all sorts of things, including establishing a special victims' unit, but is all of this enough, to you think? >> no, sadly. i don't question secretary panetta's good faith, and i'm sure he is appalled like i am when you look at the issue, but what is happening is the same thing in the past. they have not tackled the core issue, the structure. so we as americans are all sbited to an impartial ajudicatory process, but the men and women like kole who are brave enough to defend us don't get that. they get a system that is slanted. >> kole, i want to ask you quickly, how are yo
. another volley in an increasingly high stakes war going on in cyber space. defense secretary panetta warns potential enemies are developing the capability to launch devastating attacks. >> the collective result of these kinds of attacks could be a cyber pearl harbor. an attack that would cause physical destruction and the loss of life. an attack that would paralyze and shock the nation. and create a new profound sense of vulnerability. >> reporter: iran does not have that kind of capability yet. but u.s. officials say several recent cyber attacks have been traced to hackers inside iran. panetta stopped short of blaming iran but in a speech last night described the cyber attack which occurred two months ago. >> more than 30,000 computers that it infected were rendered useless and had to be replaced. >> reporter: the attack using a virus did not disrupt oil production built a couple of days later the virus struck again this time against the world's second largest producer of lie question if ied natural gas. >> the virus was probably the most destructive attack that the private-sector has see
to blame the rome rom ticket for making this an issue. with you should note impose devastating defense cuts, when we equivocate on our values and show weakness, when we look weak our adversaries are more willing to test us and our allies are. >> with all due respect that is bunch of malarkey. >> why is that so. >> not a single thing he said is accurate. >> vice president knows sometimes the words don't come out of your mouth the right way. [laughter] >> i always say what i mean. bill: that just now a sample of what you're going to get for the next two hours here. so much of the focus today though is about what joe biden was doing, when he was not talking. his body language, the arguably the most argued about item from last night's debate. that is where he start. steve hayes, senior writer "weekly standard.". fox news contributor. good morning there in danville, kentucky. >> good morning, bill. bill: start with the incumbent. how did joe biden do. >> the fact that so many people talking about demeanor, but the fact that he continually interrupted paul ryan but many times martha radditz, corr
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